The Astros and White Sox are set to face off in an AL matchup at 8:10 PM ET at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL. The forecast for Wednesday's game calls for temperatures in the low 90s and partly cloudy skies. Houston is 2nd in the AL West, while the White Sox are 5th in the AL Central with an overall record of 33-40.

Garrett Crochet is starting for the White Sox, and they are the slight underdog on the money line (+101). The Astros are starting Hunter Brown, and they are the favorites on the money line (-120). The over/under line is currently at 7.5 runs.


The Pick: Chicago White Sox Moneyline +101

This game will be played at Guaranteed Rate Field at 8:10 ET on Wednesday, June 19th.


  • We have the White Sox winning by a score of 6 to 5
  • If you're looking for a run line pick, we also like the White Sox to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 11 runs and like the over

Thanks to a dominant outing from Jonathan Cannon, the White Sox picked up a 2-0 win over the Astros in the most recent game of this series. Heading into the game, the White Sox were at +149 on the money line.

Cannon went eight and two-thirds innings for the White Sox, giving up just two hits and no earned runs. He finished the game with four strikeouts but issued five walks. As for the Astros, Framber Valdez got the start and went six innings, giving up two earned runs on two hits.

Andrew Vaughn provided the offense for the White Sox, as he went 1/4 with two RBIs. Trey Cabbage also had a two-hit game for the Astros.

Astros Records & Stats

Houston is 33-40 overall, and they trail the Mariners by 10 games in the AL West. So far, they have gone 15-12 in divisional games. The Astros lost the first game of their series vs. the White Sox and are 11-11-1 in series this year.

At home, the Astros are 19-19, and they are 14-21 on the road. As the favorite, the Astros are just 26-32 this year, and they are 7-8 as the underdog. Looking at their overall play, the Astros are 5-5 in their last 10 games.

The Astros are 31-42 against the run line this season, including a 14-21 mark on the road. They are 8-7 vs. the run line as an underdog and 23-35 when favored. Houston has an average run margin of 0.0 this season, but that number jumps to 4.1 in wins and drops to -3.3 in losses.

The Houston Astros are on the road against the Chicago White Sox today, and the over/under line for the game is set at 7.5 runs. The combined run average for Astros games this season is 8.7 runs per game, and their over/under record is 26-44. When the over/under line is set at 7.5 runs, their record is 5-7. Overall, 80.8% of their games have had higher over/under lines than 7.5 runs, and their current under streak is at 2 games.

Hunter Brown gets the start for the Astros today as he faces the White Sox on the road. So far this season, he has made 13 starts and six of them have been quality starts. Brown's record for the season is 3-5, and his ERA is 5.00. Opponents are batting .248 off Brown this season, and his WHIP is 1.43. In his last outing, Brown didn't allow a run in seven innings of work, picking up the win. Before that, he had given up at least one homer in three straight outings.

As a team, the Astros are the top hitting team in the league, with a team batting average of .258. They are also among the league leaders in home runs and have the fewest strikeouts in the league. Overall, they are averaging 4.4 runs per game, which is 15th in the league. At home, they have been a little better, putting up 4.8 runs per contest.

Jose Altuve and Yordan Alvarez have been swinging the bat well of late, with Altuve going 14/41 in his last 10 games and Alvarez going 11/33 in his last nine games. Kyle Tucker is also on a three-game hitting streak and is the team's leader in RBIs and home runs.

White Sox Records & Stats

With a record of 20-54, the White Sox are 26 games out of the AL Central lead, and they are 5-19 against other teams in the division. Chicago won the first game of this series vs. the Astros and will be the home team for today's game. So far, they are just 7-31 on the road this year.

Chicago has gone 4-6 over their last 10 games and are 13-31 in night games this year. As the underdog, the White Sox are 17-54 this year, and they are 10-23 as the underdog at home. So far, they have yet to lose a game as the favorite this year, going 3-0. The team's overall series record is 4-17-2, and they have dropped two straight series.

When the White Sox win, they do so by an average of 2.8 runs per game. When they lose, they lose by an average of 3.9 runs per game. This season, they have a run line record of 33-41, including 18-18 at home and 15-23 on the road. They have been the underdog in 71 games and have covered the run line in 41 of those games, compared to just 3-0 as the favorite.

When the Chicago White Sox play at home, the over/under line is set at 7.5 runs for their matchup against the Houston Astros. The White Sox have a combined run average of 8.3 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 35-36. On average, their games have had an over/under line of 8 runs. When the line is set at 7.5 runs, their record is 8-13. So far this season, 60.8% of their games have had over/under lines set higher than 7.5 runs.

Left-hander Garrett Crochet gets the start for the White Sox today as he faces the Astros at home. He has made 15 starts this season and has a record of 6-5 with a 3.16 ERA. Crochet's WHIP for the season is currently 0.90. In his 15 starts, he has turned in nine quality starts and is coming off an outing in which he didn't allow an earned run. Against the Mariners on June 13th, Crochet went seven innings, giving up one unearned run, and had 13 strikeouts. He finished with a no-decision in that outing. Before that, he had allowed at least one earned run in three straight starts.

For the season, the White Sox are averaging just 3.1 runs per game, which is the worst mark in the majors. They have also been one of the worst home run hitting teams in the league and have the worst team batting average in the league. However, they do have a couple of hitters who have been swinging the bat well of late, as Andrew Vaughn has gone 10/30 in his last seven games with three homers, and Paul DeJong has a team-high 14 homers this season.

Chicago will be looking to get their offense going today, as they are coming off a game in which they were shut out and have scored just one run in two of their last four games. As a team, they are batting just .219 and have the worst on-base percentage in the league.